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'''Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany''' (; 24 July 1878 – 25 October 1957) was an Anglo-Irish writer and dramatist, notable for his work, mostly in fantasy, published under the name '''Lord Dunsany'''. More than eighty books of his work were published, and his oeuvre includes many hundreds of published short stories, as well as successful plays, novels and essays. He is best known for his 1924 fantasy novel ''The King of Elfland's Daughter''. He achieved great fame and success with his early short stories and plays, and during the 1910s was considered one of the greatest living writers of the English-speaking world. Born and raised in London, to the second-oldest title (created 1439) in the Peerage of Ireland|Irish peerage, Dunsany lived much of his life at what may be Ireland's longest-inhabited house, Dunsany Castle near Tara, Ireland|Tara, worked with W. B. Yeats and Lady Gregory,...
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PseudonymLord Dunsany
Birth date{{Birth date|1878|7|24|df=y}}
Birth placeLondon, England
Death date{{Death date and age|1957|10|25|1878|7|24|df=y}}
Death placeDublin, Ireland
OccupationWriter (short story writer, playwright, novelist, poet)
NationalityIrish, British
Period| genre = Crime fiction|Crime, High fantasy, Horror fiction|Horror, Science fiction, Weird fiction|Weird
NotableworksEarly short story collections, ''The King of Elfland's Daughter''
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